Category: Everest Base Camp

Everest Base Camp 2007 – Part 4

Deboche to Dingboche – Acclimatisation to Island Peak All the team had eaten breakfast, washed and packed their duffle bags and gathered in the snow outside the tea house in Deboche.  The fatality over night had put a new angle on the trek and…

Everest Base Camp 2007 – Part 3

Acclimatization Day and on to Deboche The low cloud from yesterday had cleared, sun broke through the curtains that didn’t fill the window of my room.  When your view from the tea house bedroom is the highest mountain range on earth I didn’t want a…

Everest Base Camp 2007 – Part 2

Lukla to Namche Bazar A misty morning greeted up as we woke in the hotel in Katmandu, the view across the runway was restricted and all flights were suspended until the mist lifted.  Two twin otter planes waited on the tarmac and in a…

Everest Base Camp 2007 – Part 1

Introduction I can’t believe it’s nearly ten years since I trekked the famous route from Lukla to Everest Base Camp.  It was February 2007 I joined around eighteen other trekkers at Heathrow Airport for a flight via Doha to Katmandu.  It was a departure…